- They say a reasonable amount o' fleas is good for a dog - it keeps him from broodin' over bein' a dog mebbe.
- Edward Noyes Westcott
- It is the way of a dog that if he is hit by a stone, he bites a fellow dog.
- The Zohar
- Mad Dogs and Englishmen
Mad dogs and Englishmen
Go out in the midday sun.
- Noel Coward
- The Invitation, To Tom Highes
What we can we will be,
Do the work that's nearest,
Though it's dull at whiles,
Helping, when we meet them,
Lame dogs over stiles.
- Charles Kingsley
- Sonnet 12 "I did but prompt the age'
I did but prompt the age to quit their clogs
By the known rules of ancient liberty,
When straight a barbarous noise environs me
Of owls and cuckoos, asses, apes and dogs.
- John Milton
- L'Espirit des betes
The more one gets to know of men, the more one values dogs.
- A Toussenel
- Divine Songs for Children "Against Quarrelling"
Let dogs delight to bark and bite,
For God hath made them so.
- Isaac Watts
- The White Devil
Cowardly dogs bark loudest.
- John Webster
- The Let-Down
For months he had been her devoted admirer. Now, at long last, he had collected up sufficient courage to ask her the most momentous of all questions.
"There are quite a lot of advantages in being a bachelor," he began, "but there comes a time when we long for the companionship of another being-a being who will regard one as a perfect, as an idol; whom one can treat as one's absolute property; who will be kind and faithful when times are hard; who will share one's joys and sorrows-"
To his delight he saw a sympathetic gleam in her eyes. Then she nodded in agreement.
"So you're thinking of buying a dog?" she said. "I think it's a fine idea. Do let me help you choose one!"
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